With its heritage firmly rooted in five decades of creating products for professional recording musicians, producers and audio facilities, Focusrite’s music production tools have played their part in the creation of countless hit records throughout history and are synonymous with some of the world’s most famous music studios.
In particular, the Focusrite Scarlett range is well known among music professionals the world over for its unbeatable sound quality, but is making its mark as the must-have recording companion for budding musicians and home recordists looking for a hassle-free way to turn their musical vision into a reality.
This 3rd generation of Focusrite’s iconic Scarlett range comprises two complete recording bundles – Solo Studio and 2i2 Studio, plus six standalone products for recording music and vocals at home: Solo, 2i2, 4i4, 8i6, 18i8 and 18i20. This allows users to easily – and affordably – grow their recording capabilities as they hone their skills.
Whether you’re a complete beginner looking to perfectly capture every nuance of your guitar and vocals, or looking to take your current recordings to the next level, bringing together your studio’s ever-expanding array of synths, drum machines, preamps and effects – there’s a Scarlett model to suit all needs and budgets.
With its exceptional design and rock-solid build quality, Scarlett is already loved by professional guitarists, singer-songwriters, electronic musicians and engineers as a truly versatile and reliable recording solution. And now Scarlett 3rd Gen brings superior-quality studio sound into the hands of those at the start of their musical journey, with some nifty extra features:
Best Ever Scarlett Preamps
The Scarlett 3rd Gen inbuilt mic preamplifier sounds incredible without the need for adjusting multiple settings – enabling you to focus on your music without worrying about your recordings.
There’s Something in the Air
Activating the ‘Air’ feature makes your guitars and vocals sound instantly brighter and more spacious, giving them a lustrous, studio-grade sheen that makes all the difference. ‘Air’ emulates the technology of the same name from Focusrite’s legendary ISA professional studio preamplifier – ask any hit record producer how big a deal that is!
Fast and Easy
It’s easier than ever to start recording yourself at home with Scarlett. Simply connect your mic and headphones and use the QuickStart tool to guide you through product registration and setup process. The USB-C connectivity lets you plug directly into your laptop whenever and wherever the recording muse takes you.
Take command of your Scarlett 3rd Gen interface from your Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch with the Focusrite Control software app – making light work of recording, mixing and more.
Every Scarlett 3rd Gen interface comes with a package of software tools to start you on your recording and production journey, including two comprehensive digital audio workstations – Ableton® Live LiteTM and Pro Tools® First Focusrite Creative Pack – so you can start recording and constructing your tracks straight away.
Scarlett Studio Bundles – Every Song You’ll Ever Write, In a Box
Scarlett helps thousands of musicians and songwriters share their music with the world every day and with Scarlett Studio bundles, you have everything you need to get started – straight out of the box.
Scarlett Studio bundles include:
- Scarlett USB interface
- Scarlett SOLO Studio bundle includes the Scarlett Solo interface – perfect for recording one mic/line input i.e. for vocals or guitar.
- Scarlett 2i2 Studio bundle includes the Scarlett 212 interface – designed for two mic/line inputs recording simultaneously i.e. for vocals AND guitar.
- 1 x CM25 MkIII condenser microphone, for making detailed studio-quality recordings
- 1 x HP60 MkIII professional closed-back headphones, for clear and comfortable audio playback, mixing and monitoring
- XLR and USB cables in the box, no power supply needed.
Unpack, plug in, record!
Scarlett Solo Studio Bundle – £209.99 / US $229.99. Available at Focusrite.com
Scarlett 2i2 Studio Bundle – £259.99 / US $279.99. Available at Focusrite.com
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